Questions tagged [friends]

The [friends] tag pertains to questions related to "friends" on social networks or other websites.

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Can someone who allows followers on Facebook see who of their friends is following them?

I am wondering if it is possible to find out who of your friends has "unfollowed" you by checking the follower's list. (I know this requires allowing for followers in the first place) But if someone ...
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Automated Facebook friend requests

My father has a Facebook account he barely uses, which I can't even find on google or Facebook. He changed his privacy settings a few days ago. Before everyone could send a friend request, now only ...
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How do I view the friend requests I've sent, by date?

Going to this page allows you to view the Facebook friend requests you've sent, but this doesn't show when each friend request was sent. Is there any way to find out when a friendship request was ...
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How to disable commenting on 'became friends with' posts?

Because my friends are having fun on 'became friends with' posts (writing stupid things and such), I want to block commenting but I don't want to hide the post. I googled and I couldn't find ...
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How to find out if a friend of mine is friend with a mutual friend of mine

The name of the friend of mine is A and I can see only the mutual friends that we have, not all his friends. The name of the person that I'm not friend with on Facebook but has 3 other mutual friends ...
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Hide friending activity from Timeline by default

Whenever I get a new friend on Facebook, a new entry appears in Activity Log with a pencil icon. Clicking this pencil icon reveals that it is "Allowed on Timeline". I would like to make it "Hidden ...
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Nearby Friends on Facebook not updating?

My main question is why some friends that show up on my Nearby Friends frequently have their locations updated but others show a timestamp of 1+ hours since it was last updated? I'm asking this ...
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Post to Facebook groups without member-freinds being notified of it?

Can I post to Facebook groups without my freinds (members of that group) being notified of it? Everytime I post to a group, they get notifications that I just posted something there.
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Facebook Search Friend I may know ALSO lives in certain area

I want to use Facebook to invite potentially interested people to an event. That event being an Arm Wrestling Tournament. To efficiently locate people interested in Arm Wrestling criteria, I wish to ...
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Can't see my friend's likes, but another friend can

My husband and I have the same Facebook friend. When that friend likes a post, my husband sees the liked post but I do not. Why is this? Can't I see the same friend's liked post?
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How do I export Facebook friends list that includes disabled accounts?

I just need a list of names, and no other info such as contact details. Other answers to this question, such as https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/45743/how-do-i-export-or-back-up-my-facebook-...
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Why do I get so many unsolicited Facebook friend requests?

At least once a day, I get a Facebook friend request from someone I don't know, most likely a fake account, from people all over the world. Does it happen to everyone, or am I somehow targeted? Is ...
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How do you tell if two people on Facebook are friends with each other?

My friend is John Doe. He hides his friend list from me so only the mutual friends who don't hide their friend list will see it. There is another friend I may suspect is a friend of John Smith and his ...
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Facebook Restriction and Friends of Friends

If I have my stuff like pictures and statuses as friends of friends, can the people whom I have put in my restricted list view them?
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Facebook friends list as seen by my friend's friend

If I have friend M on Facebook and he has a friend H, does H see that M and I are friends when she looks at my timeline (I have set my friends list to only be shown to me and M's list is public on ...
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How does Facebook figure out my top friends

The friends in my chat window on Facebook are pretty much all people I interact with most on Facebook. There is one person however that I have removed from my newsfeed and though I used Facebook to ...
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How to find out who was the friend request sender in a friendship?

So lets say John Smith and John Doe are friends since 2010. Is there a way to find out whether John Smith or John Doe sent the friend request for this friendship in the first place?
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Remove friends of friends’ items from my timeline

I am so sick of my timeline of close friends getting filled up by my friends’ friends items from their Facebook. How can I stop this from plugging up my Facebook?
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Hiding mutual friends when I am friends with both people

I have two friends we will name them F1 and F2 on Facebook that were really close. I had a falling out with F2 but I am still friends with them on Facebook. So, I went to F1's mutual friend list ...
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Avoid friends from getting my notifications [duplicate]

I want that even if my friends have activated "Get notifications" for me, stop them from getting my notifications because I don't want my friends from seeing my likes, comments and so. I have seen ...
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How can I unfollow people on Fitocracy?

I've found no way to do this on the website or in the Android app. Is there any way to unfollow people on Fitocracy and remove them from your friend list?
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Facebook Change from Profile into an Artist Page -> Now all Friends lost

I changed my Facebook profile with 1,300 Friends into a Facebook Page because I am a music artist. Facebook said only my friends and the profile picture would be in the Page. Now that I have changed ...
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How to see who viewed my Facebook profile which is not in my friend list?

I have someone not added in my friends list that randomly visits my profile page. How can I know who visited my Facebook profile page besides the persons i’m already friends with? I know that right ...
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Search shows mutual Facebook friend, but mutual friend's profile doesn't show anywhere

I was searching for a person on Facebook, e.g. John Doe. When I type in the Facebook search bar, it displays "John Doe" as the first result and indicates "1 Mutual Friend". When I click on John Doe, I ...
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How to prevent my friends from seeing my friends’ list on Facebook [duplicate]

I am wondering, is there a way that enables me to customize how my friends in my friend list see each other on Facebook? There are some cases that make this feature so useful and necessary, for ...
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Can a tagged but only-allowed friend's friends see the status where he is tagged?

If I (1) post a Facebook status; (2) tag one friend in the status; (3) and customise the privacy settings of the status so that only this one friend is allowed to see it, will this friend's friends ...
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How can I adjust my Facebook settings so I see when friends make new friends?

In the past, my Facebook wall showed me when a friend had made a new FB friend, and also told me who that friend was. Now, my wall does not show when any of my friends make a new friend. This only ...
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How to unlist automation friend lists in Facebook?

In my Facerbook friend list, there are some lists that were created automatically (the one with lightning icon on their right) e.g. the lists whose names are my high school and undergraduate ...
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Friends who are “invited” vs. “added” on a FB closed group page

I started a closed group page on FB. As I did, I thought I invited friends from my own FB page to be a part of this group as the prompts allowed me to do. As the page evolved, I noticed that many of ...
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If someone doesn't show his/her friends in Facebook, will that person appear in another friend's list?

If someone doesn't show his/her friends in Facebook, would that person appear in another friend's list? I mean, I want to hide my friend list. I don't want to be related in terms of Facebook ...
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Timeline view after being unrestricted

I blocked someone, restricted them after doing so, and I also unfriended them. Later on, I took them off the blocked and restricted list and now we are friends again. However, they are only able to ...
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How can I allow someone who isn't my Facebook friend to like my photo?

I want people to like my album/photo since I'm joining a quiz. Unfortunately, even though I set my album as public, a non-friend can't like it. How do I change the setting?
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Why does Facebook say that my friend searched his email contacts but he didn't?

Facebook Friend Finder suggests me to search for friends and asks for my email password saying "N found 2 friends by searching his email contacts. Give it a try". But my friend never did this, I asked....
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How to jump to friend's comment on video or photo

On Facebook, in the news feed you can see when friends place a comment on a video or photo. However, what that friend has written is not shown directly, which is annoying when the video or photo has ...
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Facebook app to delete friends [closed]

I'm looking for an app that would “measure” how bad friends you are with all your Facebook friends. For example, it could take into account those points: If you have friends in common/how many of ...
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How Can I Really Turn Off “Close Friends” Notifications?

Recently Facebook has begun notifying me of random things. It started when it would tell me about everybody's check-ins. That wasn't so bad, because it doesn't happen very often and I can appreciate ...
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Why have some of my friends have gone missing from Facebook?

I was looking through my friends list and spotted this: Some of my friends (well more like acquaintances, but you get the picture) are displayed in the list, but don't have a "Friends" button and the ...
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How to keep my friends (100%) private on Facebook

I'm considering setting up a Facebook account but have some concerns about privacy. Specifically, I don't want Facebook to provide the name of Friend A (say) to Friend B if I haven't agreed to this ...
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List of recently added Facebook friends?

Is there a way to see what friends I recently added? It used to be possible using "Edit friends" but this part has changed it seems. "Became friends with" stories are set to not appear on my wall. ...
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How can I stop friends from posting my location on Facebook?

This Lifehacker post seems to be out of date. How can I stop friends from posting my location when they tag me and a location in their status?
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What determines when the mutual friends notice appears on Facebook?

Why is it that "1 mutual friend" shows up only sometimes when I type in a certain contact's name in Facebook? Someone that I know "used" to be friends with someone else I know. Does that mean they'...
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How can I hide my friends list in Facebook?

I don't want people to see my friend list when they look at my Facebook account. How can I hide my friends list from people looking at my Facebook account? When I google for this, I see about 100 ...
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List of people who have not yet accepted my friend request [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Knowing who I sent a friend request to on Facebook How can I list people to whom I've sent a Facebook friend request that they have not yet accepted?
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How to add people with the new YouTube profiles as friends?

It's easy to add people with the old YouTube profiles as friend, as you just click the link: I see no such option where the other links are on the new profiles though: Is there still a way to do ...
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Using a Facebook Page as a social plugin to get friend requests from website visitors

Can I use my personal Facebook Page as a social plugin on my website, in order to get friend requests from visitors of that website? I want to generate friend requests through the website, is there a ...
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Printing friends list off Facebook with just their names

Is there a way to print your Facebook Friends List? Not their information, just the names on your list. It would make it much easier to see who you lost when your amount of friends changes if you ...
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Limit of friend requests by day in Facebook?

I've signed in Facebook, what's the limit of friend requests I can do? This limit is renewed on a daily basis?
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Knowing who I sent a friend request to on Facebook

Today I received a notification that XYZ has accepted my friend request. I do not know the person and do not remember sending any request to him. Is there any way to check if I sent the request to ...
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How can you get Facebook to allow you more than 5000 friends?

Facebook maxes out your friends at 5000. Is there some way to get around this without just creating a second page? Note: I'm not even close, but I have friends who have maxed out and have to kluge ...
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How to add friends on Ultranet?

My Government Primary school where I am a student, has just given us Ultranet and I was wondering how do I add friends on it so that I can see their blog posts and their wall or just at least see ...